...squo;t much on but it was much better than playing chess with his smart-aleck cousin. “It’s not stupid. Chess has been played for centuries, from kings to commoners. It teaches logic and strategic thinking. The best thing considering what you like to do as a hobby.” She indicated the Omnitrix on is wrist. “Perhaps a little strategy instead of rushing in, waving your fists all the time, would help things a little. Less bruises and smashed buildings.” “You just have to go and geek everything up don’t you? Even going hero and kicking alien butt.” He switched the channel on the TV, there was some black and white movie on, boring, but better than the talk shows on the other side.
Gwen shook her head. He was just hopeless. She wrinkled her nose. “I’m going to get a shower. Just because you like the wallow in your own stink doesn’t mean I do.” She marched of to the bathroom and Ben heard the lock click half a second later.
Ben looked at the door for a minute, a sly smile spreading across his face. He’d show her for talking down to him. She might have a big head but she didn’t need to rub his face in it....